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  1. Guv Now In Court Of Public OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Spokesman-Review

    U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson did not indict Gov. C.L. Otter's administration in the private prison scandal over which he presided. Last week, Olson wrapped up the 15 months her office and the FBI spent sifting through the story of how Corrections Corporation of America ran the Idaho Correctional Center outside Boise under its $29 million contract with the state of Idaho.

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  2. Privatized prisons back on the Arkansas agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Arkansas Times

    I mentioned earlier this week a dinner being thrown by a lobbyist last night at Arthur's ritzy steakhouse in Chenal Valley on behalf of the Corrections Corporation of America. It was to fete the governor's criminal justice task force following a get-acquainted session.

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  3. Advocates protest ICE detention policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Blade

    ... Marichuy Leal Gamino said guards at the Eloy Detention Center, an Arizona facility run by Corrections Corporation of America, another private company, sexually assaulted her while in their custody. She said an LGBT detainee recently committed ...

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  4. Democratic lawmakers say Idaho should ditch private prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | KBCI CBS 2

    ... contending the move is needed in light of Idaho's history with private prison contractor Corrections Corporation of America, and because of a recent FBI investigation into CCA. The U.S. Department of Justice announced last week that while ...

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  5. Steaks are on for select legislators Wednesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Arkansas Times

    ... Throw some steaks on the grill. What's Roberts up to? Maybe the interest of their client, Corrections Corporation of America, operator of private prisons. You heard it here first and the state Ethics Commission heard it in an explanation Friday: the ...

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  6. A harrowing reminder in prison sex abuse suitRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | GantDaily.com

    Two women who were inmates at Rikers Island have sued New York City's Department of Corrections and one of its officers, Benny Santiago, in federal court, alleging that he and other officers raped them, infected them with sexually transmitted disease, threatened and retaliated against them for reporting the attacks. The women, identified as Jane Doe I and Jane Doe II, say that other officers have perpetrated similar abuses, even impregnating women in custody.

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  7. Jimmy Poston, Appellant v. Commonwealth of Kentucky, AppelleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | FindLaw

    Jimmy Poston appeals from the order entered January 24, 2013, by the Wayne Circuit Court revoking his probation pursuant to Kentucky Revised Statutes 439.3106. a He alleges that the trial court abused its discretion by revoking his probation and that the findings of fact and conclusions of law were inadequate to satisfy due process.

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  8. FDLE arrests two DOC correctional officers for battery on an inmateRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Florida Department of Law Enforcement

    LAKE CITY, Fla. - Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents arrested Correctional Officer Sgt.

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  9. Justice Department declines charges in Idaho prison scandalRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | KCTV5

    ... began investigating the Idaho Correctional Center last year. The facility had been run by Corrections Corporation of America and was known for being so violent that inmates dubbed it "Gladiator School." The company had been accused of knowingly ...

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  10. Federal prosecutors: No criminal charges in CCA investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Spokesman-Review

    Wendy Olson, U.S. Attorney for Idaho, announces her decision not to file criminal charges after a 15-month investigation into contract issues between the state and Corrections Corporation of America After an extensive, 15-month investigation by the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice, federal prosecutors today declined to file any federal criminal charges of fraud or public corruption in connection with Idaho's canceled private prison contract with Corrections Corporation of America.

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  11. AM: No Charges From Prison MessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Spokesman-Review

    U.S. Attorney for Idaho Wendy Olson speaks during a press conference Wednesday in Boise, where she announced that her office has declined to press criminal charges against the Corrections Corporation of America in connection with an investigation into allegations of contract fraud and public corruption at a private Idaho prison. Listening at right is assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin Maloney.

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  12. Vermont to move out-of-state inmates to MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Bennington Banner

    MONTPELIER >> Vermont inmates being held in private Kentucky and Arizona prisons will be moved to a facility in Michigan under terms of a new contract the Department of Corrections signed with a different private prison operator, the department said Tuesday. Citing security concerns, Vermont officials wouldn't specify when the 319 inmates would begin the process of moving to the North Lake Correctional Facility in Baldwin, Michigan, a rural area about 175 miles northwest of Detroit, but the department's current contract with the Corrections Corporation of America expires June 30. The new two-year, $30.4 million contract with The GEO Group, Inc., will save Vermont about $2,055 per inmate per year, the state said.

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  13. Justice Department declines charges in Idaho prison scandalRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | KAUZ

    ... began investigating the Idaho Correctional Center last year. The facility had been run by Corrections Corporation of America and was known for being so violent that inmates dubbed it "Gladiator School." The company had been accused of knowingly ...

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  14. U.S. Attorney Declines to Prosecute in Idaho Private Prison Staffing CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Boise Weekly

    U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson announced today that her office is declining to prosecute in the case of Corrections Corporation of America, finding no evidence of a federal offense stemming from allegations that CCA employees had defrauded the state of Idaho by falsifying staffing records and understaffing shifts at the Idaho Correctional Center. Corrections Corporation of America admitted in 2013 that it had falsified nearly 4,800 hours in its staffing records.

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  15. No Criminal Charges Against Prison CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | KMVT Twin Falls

    ... began investigating the Idaho Correctional Center last year. The facility had been run by Corrections Corporation of America and was known for being so violent that inmates dubbed it "Gladiator School." U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson said Wednesday that ...

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  16. No Criminal Charges In Prison ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Spokesman-Review

    After an extensive, 15-month investigation by the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice, federal prosecutors today declined to final any federal criminal charges of fraud or public corruption in connection with Idaho's canceled private prison contract with Corrections Corporation of America. The main reason: Though CCA submitted falsified staffing records for thousands of hours of guard duty they didn't staff at Idaho's largest prison, investigators found that the falsified records weren't used to defraud the state out of payments because the state was paid based on the number of inmates, not the number of guard staff hours.

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  17. Corrections Corporation Of America Has A Marijuana ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Seeking Alpha

    ... impact the present Marijuana legalization trend can have on private prison companies and Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE: CXW ) in particular. The potential impact, obviously, is deeply negative. From 1980 to 2008, the number of people ...

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  18. Family questions death of inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Norwalk Reflector

    Man, 26, wasn't stabbed and didn't overdose; he died from withdrawal symptoms of heroin: dehydration, vomiting and nausea. Stephen Aaron Sargent's family turned him in to police.

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  19. Vermont Might Send Its Out-of-State Prisoners to MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Seven Days

    The Vermont Department of Corrections is poised to abandon its controversial relationship with Corrections Corporation of America, which currently houses about 340 Vermont inmates in a Kentucky prison, in favor of an agreement with a different company, sources tell Seven Days . The DOC is finalizing a new contract with The GEO Group Inc., which would house Vermont's overflow inmates in a prison it owns in Baldwin, Mich., sources say.

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  20. Four whores of the apocalypseRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... During that period GEO was awarded a state contract for $110 million. GEO and Corrections Corporation of America now rake in a combined $3.3 billion in annual revenue and the private federal prison population more than doubled between 2000 and 2010 ...

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